Airbus chooses PHL as international site for aircraft training

Multi-billion dollar aircraft manufacturer Airbus SAS chose “Philippines to become an international site for Airbus training that will serve the ever-increasing Airbus fleet in the region,” Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Director General Lt. Gen. William Hotchkiss lll.

“The center will also be the first that will be equipped with a brand new A330/A340 Full Flight Simulator and associated suite of devices on top of two A320 simulators,” Hotchkiss said.

Having the said training center as Approved Training Organization (ATO) of Airbus, it will always be updated with latest standards.

“The setting of training center is seen as a major initiative supporting the CAAP’s current efforts to support the type rating training of the growing aviation industry,” CAAP director general added.